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2012-07-21 23:00:49

Flooding at the Kamloops Therapeutic Riding Association has overflowed their manmade sandbag banks this past week. Horses have been evacuated and daily operations put on hold in order to try to protect their barn. The tireless work of volunteers, staff working overtime and the support of the local community has been of great importance to the organization. The struggle however, is not over yet and they still need your help in order to continue to offer their equine therapy. Kamloops, BC...

2008-09-03 15:00:33

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 3, 2008) - Global Hunter Corp. (TSX VENTURE:BOB) ("Global Hunter" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that Foraco Drilling Ltd. ("Foraco") of Kamloops, British Columbia has been awarded the contract for drilling at the Rabbit South Property. The drilling program began on August 5, 2008 when Foraco brought a Connor 25 HH diamond drill on the property. The first seven holes equaling 1,230 metres of the 3,700-metre diamond drill program...

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2008-06-16 10:25:00

Single person submersibles have been called in to help scientists retrieve samples from a lake in northern British Columbia that may hold vital clues to the history of life on Earth and on other planets.Greg Slater, an environmental geochemist in the Faculty of Science, says the objects of scientific interest are unique carbonate rock structures, known as microbialites because they are covered with microbes. Some of these microbialites grow at depths up to 180 feet below the water's surface,...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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